Utter, Abject insanity plus other Deep Thoughts

I'd be remiss if I didn't add an entry to my blog about this time to remind myself of how absolutely batshit insane everything has been lately. Work has been off the charts in terms of demands on my time. I'm basically working at least 4 jobs right now at the Library. I'm working my job, the Digital Services Librarian, 2 Computer Pages worth of desk time, and for the last few weeks I've been the plumber. On the side, I've been continuing to talk with clients (including rolling out a new website…Read more …

Let’s Get Busy…

Haven't said much about my state(s) of mind, so I'll do some quick summaries of random thoughts bouncing around... a. I'm over worked. I love my job... but I'm over worked. b. I'm over extended... on everything. I eat too much. I spend too much. I work too much... and I don't work out enough, and I don't save enough and I don't spend enough time on me. c. I say that even after spending a week in Las Vegas... I'm really happy to have won the RUSA Award for Excellence in Reference…Read more …

Grandpa Smith (Bumpa)

I've been thinking about my Grandpa Smith an awful lot lately. Just when I let my mind cool off, library and computers... I start trying to remember what my grandpa's voice sounded like. What he looked like, smelled like, sounded like, acted like.I keep having visions of him, ata¬† birthday, giving me a tent. It was an orange pup tent. We used to use it to sleep out in the back yard. I remember a big guy. Freckles. He always smiled when he saw us coming. Chewed tobacco (thought it was gross smelling,…Read more …